Newsletter, April 2002

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Announcing the release of In Plain Sight by Carol Otis Hurst published by Walter Lorrain Books. You can find out more about this new historical novel including reviews on Amazon.com at:
http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/0618196994/carolhurstschild

There are a few upcoming workshops by Carol at:

April 23 and 24, 2002:
Migrant Education Outreach Program, Holiday Inn, Liverpool, NY.

April 27 - May 1, 2002:
IRA - San Francisco (come see me at the TeachingK8 booth).

May 8, 2002:
Westfield Women's Club

May 15, 2002:
Hamden County Librarians - North Middle School, Westfield, MA.

July 20, 2002:
Basic Schools Convention - Chantilly, Virginia.

For those who missed our last newsletter the most recent additions to our web site are:

Featured Subject: The Great Depression in Children's Books.
Featured Subject: US States in Children's Books.
Featured Subject: Wind in Children's Books.
Featured Author: James Stevenson.
Featured Subject: Work and Careers.

April 22nd is Earthday. On our web site we have a few articles which might be helpful for celebrating.

The Great Kapok Tree: A Tale of the Amazon Rain Forest featured book with activities, related books and links at:
http://www.carolhurst.com/titles/greatkapoktree.html

The World the Jack Built featured book with activities, related books and links at:
http://www.carolhurst.com/titles/worldthatjack.html

Rivers, featured subject with books, activities and related links at:
http://www.carolhurst.com/subjects/rivers.html

Science in Children's books, annotated booklist at:
http://www.carolhurst.com/subjects/picturescience.html

It's Our World Too: Stories of Young People Who Are Making a Difference book review at:
http://www.carolhurst.com/titles/itsourworldtoo.html

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Featured Book: A Single Shard.

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